John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018) - Framed 20th Century Oil, Bog, North Derry
A very fine and dynamic abstract landscape in oil by the artist John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018), entitled 'Bog Landscape, North Derry'. The fervour and movement in the canvas is suggestive of a personal connection with the landscape, as the artist's place of birth was Ireland. Stewart's passion for portraying the essence of the natural world is evident in this wonderful study. His technique is both expressive and delicate, producing vivid layered elements, and illustrating the artist's accomplished proficiency in observational subject matter.
Well-presented in a distressed vintage look wooden frame with white paint. Inscribed by the artist with the title, and signed on a label, to the reverse.Signed and Inscribed on the reverse. On canvas on stretchers.
In very good condition overall. There is a small surface abrasion mark to the left lower edge. The frame has paint loss and scuffing, in keeping with the purposeful distressed look and feel.
75 x 88cm (29.5" x 34.6")Framed Size: 82 x 94.5cm (32.3" x 37.2")
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John Ivor Stewart (1936-2018) was born in Northern Ireland Co Antrim in July 1936. He studied at Belfast College of Art 1956-60, Reading University for his ATD in 1960, and later the Cardiff College of Art for his ADAE 1973-74. He was a founder member of the Society of Botanical Artists 1982, and was elected a member of the Pastel Society in 1987. He won the Major Prize as a non-member in 1986 and twice again as a member in 1992 and 1997.
In his time as a member of the Pastel Society, he served as Honorary Treasurer and Membership Secretary, and was elected President 2009-12. Until 2017, he held the post of Education Officer for the Pastel Society. He retired as a full-time art teacher at Frensham Heights in 1990.
His paintings in the Societies' exhibitions were un-inhibited and full of passion, showing his admiration for women and his love of flowers and botanical studies. In conversations, he often expressed sadness at the disengagement from the voluptuousness in certain aspects of British art.
|Artist||John Ivor Stewart PPPS (1936-2018)|
|Dimensions||75 x 88cm|
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